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Chiesa di San Paolo

Via Torquato Tasso, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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A Simple but Attractive Church

A small church just outside the centre of Sorrento, dating to 1725, built with the local volcanic... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
On a side street

Chiesa di San Paolo is an unassuming church in a side street. It is a rather simple building and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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29 May 2018
“A Simple but Attractive Church”
4 Sep 2017
“On a side street”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Torquato Tasso, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

A small church just outside the centre of Sorrento, dating to 1725, built with the local volcanic tuff. The internal walls have many plaster statues of saints and angels, there is an impressive polychromatic marble altar and a large painting of St Paul's conversion on...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Chiesa di San Paolo is an unassuming church in a side street. It is a rather simple building and not attractive at all. Inside it does not get much better. We happened to be passing by, so just walked in for a quick look.

Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a small church, particularly by Italian standards. It's on a little side street, and worth a look, and perhaps even a few minutes of quiet contemplation.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The church was along my walking way and I went inside since there was no entrance fee. This church has mosaic floor and a heavy facade, but otherwise the church was rather modest.

Thank vivian L
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were literally walking past this one when we saw the doors were open and thought we may as well go in for look. The floor murals and decorative mouldings were very beautiful, simple and elegant. Personally preferred the inside of this church to the...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Here in the Via Torquato Tasso is located the Chiesa di San Paolo. Tipically in the Roman architectural design, the exterior is presented with the massive columns in front of not so representative, yellow colored building. Also there is one big entrance in this religious...More

Thank Oleg Y
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Looks like a roman building with the huge pillars and the big enterence, however internally the church is very regular, lots of plaster ornaments, but nothing to distinctive

1  Thank Amnon F
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

We passed by this church and viewed it only from the outside.It has a very distinct character with imposing columns.If you have the time, it would be worth your while, to pop in and have a look,especially, if you are into art and architecture or...More

1  Thank Gl0balCitizen2013
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